Earth Week Activities

By NASA [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Spring has finally arrived this month! Plants around campus have been blooming and everything is greening like crazy. It’s time to show our appreciation for the beauty of nature by participating in this year’s Earth Week!


Earth Day Carnival
Centennial Mall (between Wetherill/ENAD and the Bell Tower/Stanley Coulter), 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

  • Food Vendors
  • Carnival Games
  • Sustainability Information
  • Unicycle and Juggling Team
  • Evonik Wind Explorer
  • Grateful Heart Gallery – Creating Recycled Art
  • Rides from the Boilermaker Special
  • Jeopardy (sign up here)

Sustainability + Security: A Symposium
Hosted by the Honors College, panel features Col. Mykleby
STEW 318, 1:30–2:30 p.m.

Keynote Lecture: Col. Mark Mykleby – Sustainability: Our National Strategic Initiative
FRNY G140, 5:30 p.m.


Earth Day Hike with Prof. Dunning
Bell Tower, 8:30 a.m.


Volunteer Tree Planting
9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

Tree Campus USA Ceremony
11:00 a.m.

Sign up here to plant trees.

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